Course Description for SBI3U Grade 11 Biology Online Course

Grade 11 Biology (SBI3U) provides students with the opportunity for in-depth study of the concepts and processes that occur in biological systems. Students will study theory and conduct investigations in the areas of diversity of living things, evolution, genetic processes, animals and plants. Emphasis will be placed on the achievement of detailed knowledge and the refinement of skills needed for further study in various branches of the life sciences and related fields. 

Summary of Units and Timelines for Grade 11 Biology SBI3U

Below is the suggested sequence of course unit delivery as well as the recommended number of hours to complete the respective unit. Please note that while the unit called “Scientific Investigation Skills and Career Exploration” is not listed below however the specific expectations listed in this unit are threaded and incorporated within the delivery and assessment of the other five units. For complete details of targeted expectations within each unit and activity, please see each Unit Overview found in the course profile.

Unit Order Unit Date Suggested Time
Unit 1 Diversity of Living 25 hours
Unit 2 Evolution 25 hours
Unit 3 Genetic Processes 25 hours
Unit 4 Animals: Structure and Function 25 hours
Unit 5 Plants: Anatomy, Growth, and Function 25 hours
    Total: 125 hours

Grade 11 Biology-SBI3U